Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration: Therapy for Children with Autism
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Winner of the 2009 Teachers' Choice Award
©2002. 2nd edition. By Ellen Yack, M.Ed., OT, Shirley Sutton, B.Sc., OT, and Paula Aquilla, B.Sc., OT. Written by occupational therapists, this updated edition provides activities and intervention strategies for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental delays who have sensory processing and motor planning difficulties. The authors have developed and implemented effective techniques in their professional practice, and topics discussed include: occupational therapy and children with developmental delays; sensory integration and sensory integration dysfunction; sensory systems; identifying problems with sensory integration; strategies for managing challenging behavior; ideas for self-care skills; adapting home, school, and childcare settings; suggested activities for sensory diets; and equipment and resources. Filled with helpful illustrations, checklists, and visual aids, this is a practical resource for parents, therapists, and educators. (Spiral bound; 207 pages.)
©2007-2008. Autism Society of North Carolina.